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Forum: Speakers   07-10-2014, 06:54 AM
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Posted By GIEGAR
joms, I noticed you've given your room area in...

joms, I noticed you've given your room area in metric. Where are you located?

Also, what make/model are your surrounds?
Forum: Speakers   07-10-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 22,654
Posted By GIEGAR
Thought I'd give this thread a bump because I've...

Thought I'd give this thread a bump because I've just discovered that Geddes Loudspeakers has a couple of fresh additions to the range.



The new top of the line NS15...
Forum: Speakers   07-09-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 255
Posted By GIEGAR
Thumbs up How do these grab you spincut? Ascend...

How do these grab you spincut?

Ascend Acoustics Sierra Tower (http://www.ascendacoustics.com/pages/products/speakers/SRT/srt.html)

These are a very highly regarded speaker from a US...
Forum: Speakers   07-08-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5,622
Views: 665,529
Posted By GIEGAR
Congratulations Justin! Thanks for posting your...

Congratulations Justin! Thanks for posting your comparisons and welcome to impending PSB ownership. :)

A couple of comments...

Is it too late to swap out the C4 for a C5 or XC? These are a...
Forum: Speakers   07-08-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5,622
Views: 665,529
Posted By GIEGAR
It depends on your usage I reckon. If your...

It depends on your usage I reckon. If your dominant usage is movies, I personally think T5's as surrounds/rears is overcooking it, given the amount and type of content that is generally present in...
Forum: Speakers   07-08-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 141,818
Posted By GIEGAR
Well it's 100% better than nothing and I would...

Well it's 100% better than nothing and I would call it specific enough. In my line of work, if a tech agency sent me a trainee CAD operator that couldn't interpret that diagram, I'd send them back...
Forum: Speakers   07-07-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 141,818
Posted By GIEGAR
This Audioholics article (which I know Dan has...

This Audioholics article (which I know Dan has some issues with) gives the general configurations:

Dolby Atmos For Home Theater Explained...
Forum: Speakers   07-06-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21,191
Views: 916,239
Posted By GIEGAR
It probably is Dot. But, beware that the Onkyo...

It probably is Dot. But, beware that the Onkyo 818's version of XT32 does not include SubEQ HT for setting up filters for dual subs based on their combined response. There would be no point as the...
Forum: Speakers   07-06-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,665
Posted By GIEGAR
BOTH! The Seaton Sound Catalyst 12C and...

BOTH!

The Seaton Sound Catalyst 12C and Catalyst 8C (http://www.seaton-sound-forum.com/post/undefined/post?id=3044980#1) are internally tri-amplified speakers. Unique in the ID speaker world.
...
Forum: Speakers   07-06-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,665
Posted By GIEGAR
Here are a few more not mentioned previously: ...

Here are a few more not mentioned previously:

Chane 'Arx' Loudspeakers (http://www.chanemusiccinema.com/chane-arx-loudspeakers), Home Theatre Loudspeakers...
Forum: Speakers   07-06-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,665
Posted By GIEGAR
Thumbs up Good idea Deckard97! Here's a handy "How to...

Good idea Deckard97!

Here's a handy "How to shop" article from Audioholics that lists the better known ID speaker companies and tabulates data about shipping costs, return policy and warranty...
Forum: Speakers   07-04-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 20,926
Posted By GIEGAR
I was gonna ask... is 4th of July traditionally a...

I was gonna ask... is 4th of July traditionally a big drinking day?
Forum: Speakers   07-03-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 20,926
Posted By GIEGAR
Talking Well it's approaching 1:00pm here on the 4th of...

Well it's approaching 1:00pm here on the 4th of July so HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY to my AVS friends in the USA!
Forum: Speakers   07-01-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 5,622
Views: 665,529
Posted By GIEGAR
Grab any T5's on special while you can. I agree...

Grab any T5's on special while you can. I agree with Daniel... don't settle for anything less than the Imagine XC or preferably a second hand Image C5. My advice is that there's no need to rush. ...
Forum: Speakers   07-01-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 21,191
Views: 916,239
Posted By GIEGAR
I'm not sure. The calculator specifically asks...

I'm not sure. The calculator specifically asks for: Rated power output into load impedance below. I guess in an auto situation they assume the worst case scenario: If you've got 'em - you smoke...
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,436
Posted By GIEGAR
Hambone, at the bass frequencies produced by the...

Hambone, at the bass frequencies produced by the ports (or passive radiators), sound is propogating into the room in an omnidirectional manner around the speaker. (See illustration at the bottom of...
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 21,191
Views: 916,239
Posted By GIEGAR
It is a great read. You may find this calculator...

It is a great read. You may find this calculator from the car audio world good to work with. It also allows you play around with input combinations to see the effect on the various outputs. Beyond...
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 21,191
Views: 916,239
Posted By GIEGAR
You can say that again! I don't know when...

You can say that again!

I don't know when college was for you Carp, but 2.25 would have put you in the top 10 of the Beijing Olympics final. (I looked it up.) You are very modest.
Forum: Latest Industry News   06-29-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 13,201
Posted By GIEGAR
Hot off the press from Audioholics: ...

Hot off the press from Audioholics:


Dolby Atmos For Home Theater Explained (http://www.audioholics.com/audio-technologies/dolby-atmos-home-theater-101)
Forum: Speakers   06-29-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 21,191
Views: 916,239
Posted By GIEGAR
The same wire as they've used for all their other...

The same wire as they've used for all their other speakers would be my bet. ;)

Please forget about expending brainpower (research) and money on cables. It really is a total waste of both. You...
Forum: Speakers   06-29-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,436
Posted By GIEGAR
Many good options in this price range Hambone. ...

Many good options in this price range Hambone.

My pick at the moment is the recently discontinued PSB Synchrony Two (http://www.psbspeakers.com/products/synchrony/Synchrony-Two). These speakers...
Forum: Speakers   06-24-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 574
Posted By GIEGAR
Humour me for a bit Bigred. Pull all the Orbs...

Humour me for a bit Bigred. Pull all the Orbs forward as close as possible to the leading edge of the entertainment unit. The way you have them now, the top of the unit will interfering with (at...
Forum: Speakers   06-23-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,093
Posted By GIEGAR
^ ^ Thanks carp, good stuff. Your first-hand...

^ ^ Thanks carp, good stuff. Your first-hand experience is worth much more than my theorising!
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-23-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,190
Posted By GIEGAR
Hi Nathan. Firstly, both the SVS SB13-Ultra...

Hi Nathan. Firstly, both the SVS SB13-Ultra ($3000/pair) and Rythmik F15HP ($2400/pair) are classy subwoofers and you would probably be happy with a pair of either of them.

We had a stab at your...
Forum: Speakers   06-23-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,093
Posted By GIEGAR
Another option for surrounds are the "THX...

Another option for surrounds are the "THX Approved" JBL 8340A (http://www.jblpro.com/pages/cinema/JBL_8340A.pdf)'s, which are a high output cinema surround that reportedly work well with a JTR front...
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